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Tech Wizards (6-week afterschool program)
Tech Wizards (6-week afterschool program)

Mon, Jan 15

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Rockville Science Center

Tech Wizards (6-week afterschool program)

Age 8-14 Learn how to program an Arduino to control electronic circuits and sensors, then build an autonomous car guided by ultrasound sensor

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Time & Location

Jan 15, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Rockville Science Center, 36C Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

About the event

Tech Wizards (6-week program)

Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19

Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Age: 8 - 14

Throughout this series, students will be working on two technical projects: an Arduino car and a can crusher experiment. Join us as we learn tons of skills to build an autonomous car and also have some destructive fun crushing Coke and Pepsi cans! Come be a tech wizard at the Rockville Science Center!

The Tech Wizards program has two modules: 

1) Arduino Projects (Electronic Circuits & Autonomous Car)Learn C++ language to program an Arduino to control LEDs, ultrasound sensor, servo motors, DC motors. Learn electrical circuits and how to use a soldering iron. Then, put all that knowledge together to build an “Autonomous Car” that can avoid obstacles and drive through a maze. At the end of the program, you can take the car home. 

2) Creative Destruction & the Scientific MethodCrush Coke and Pepsi cans to find out which one is stronger. You will learn the scientific method by forming a hypothesis, gathering data, and running a statistical analysis to prove or disprove your hypothesis.

Note: Register for more than 1 class and/or a sibling and receive 10% discount

Financial assistance is available if your son or daughter receives a free meal at school. Apply for RSC scholarship to get 50% discount on classes’ fees. Contact us for the discount at: info@rockvillesciencecenter.org

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      +$4.50 service fee
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      +$4.05 service fee
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